Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong leads bike tour around Beirut to help blast victims of August explosion
The Beirut blast killed 193, wounded about 6,500 and caused billions of dollars in damage. It decimated the port facility and thousands of apartments in the city.
The 4 August explosion in the port city killed at least 191, making it Lebanon's deadliest peacetime disaster
The decision came after several ministers announced their resignations and protesters clashed with security forces over the blast that left 160 dead
Beirut explosion: Lebanon’s president rejects global probe, says missile or negligence could be likely causes
President Michel Aoun pledged ‘swift justice’, but said that an international probe would be an attempt to ‘dilute the truth’
For many reasons other than regulation, farmers have switching to using urea over ammonium nitrate over the years, analysts say.
The blast, which appeared to have been caused by an accidental fire that ignited a stockpile of ammonium nitrate, rippled across Beirut causing widespread destruction
Over 70 dead, 3,000 injured in Beirut blast; large cache of ammonium nitrate likely cause, say officials
Officials linked the explosion in Beirut to some 2,700 tonnes of confiscated ammonium nitrate that were being stored in a warehouse at the port for six years.
A second massive blast occured at a building near the first site of explosion, sending up a mushroom cloud and a shock wave over the city